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top stories we're following on this thursday october 10th. we're just hours away from a possible barge strike and there is still no deal but the union still have not issued a notice to pickets. we will have the latest details in the contract negotiations. happening now the san francisco police department is looking for a missing elderly man. this is 70 to year-old jack was last seen near bryant and second street wednesday afternoon. his bald, wears glasses, and suffers from alzheimer's. anyone with information is asked to contact police before we get started let's check and on weather with erica. a good morning. >>erica: the morning james.
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did use to waking up to for these. --you can get to use to waking up to 40 degree temperatures. for traffic. southbound 101 the golden gate bridge. we do have some high clouds for the north bay. >>james: with the latest with bart and it's a negotiation meetings. but upon leaving the caltrans building last night the union said bart management may have halted all progress by withdrawing its last offer. however, a bart
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spokesperson denied that claim. the cooling off period ends tonight at midnight. while they're still on notice of a potential strike there is also no guarantee the rank and file will ratify a deal even if an agreement is finally hammered out. kron4's dan kerman has the latest. >>dan: unions remain invasive as to whether there will be at work friday to operate bart trains once the cooling off period has ended. >>: we sure hope so. we aren't that how far apart for rich kid depends on whether or not the board of directors is willing to give us a fair and acceptable at message. >>: of what's fair is a matter of opinion and so far the two sides still can't agree on how much money bart has to spend and how much it cost to run, maintain and replace these trains and pay its workers. >>: the differences in terms of the total dollar cost of there's bursar's hours. that's what we're trying to work through. >>: bart workers think some of the transit agency
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surplus should spend to reach a deal. management does not permit the fall 4% that's just part of where they differ on dollars. >>: is not just a surplus critic that understated their revenues and their riders your projections accurate overstated their expenditures. >>: still the two sides are hopeful they can get it done. >>: to making it done in an hour. >>: it would take too much time to resolve this and it depends on the agreement on the numbers. >>dan: they must agree on the same dollar figures before they can reach an agreement. we don't know is whether workers will be at work on friday and if they aren't whether or not they will give the public any sort of notice. in oakland, dan carmen, kron4 news. >>james: continuing our team coverage of the looming bart strike. bay area transit agencies have plans in place just in case and say commuters should be thinking of a plan peak now as well.
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kron4's justine waldman has your alternatives. >>: remember it peaceful ferries, long lines for buses. plans are beginning. we will start with birds charter buses. bart is paying about $900,000 for these losses. starting on friday when 150 buses will be ready to shuttle commuters. you could get a free bus at the following nine stations. elsa retold the north bay, west oakland, lafayette, concord, walnut creek, dublin pleasanton, hayward, fremont, and san leandro permit the buses will go to the separate the scope transit bay terminal. parking and a bart stations is free and the event of a strike and bart plans to increase the amount of buses to 200 for next week. speaking of buses, ac transit will put its biggest buses on its busiest routes. the fare said the same and
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ac transit does anticipate increased or riders should print a ferries will put out all available vessels. departures will schedule every 45 minutes. but oakland% francisco for rebuilding ride identify thirty in the morning. for the evening commute the birds will start the party san francisco at 315. sf bay ferry is anticipated extra riders and will have off about tickets cells. if there is another bird strike the transit agencies also tell me they only need a few hours to get their plans in place to help you get around creek and the news room, justine waldman, kron 4 news. >>james: stay connected with kron4 as we continue to follow the latest with the bart negotiations. you could always find follow the latest on what's going on up our facebook and twitter pages. you can also download our mobile app with the very latest on the bart talks to you think it puts the lie to
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us as we get no information we will send it out to that way. >>james: it is to or die for a day to night. that's just it is to or die for the case tonight. rookie sunny brae will start game 5 against the detroit tigers of the a l d s at the coliseum very great shut down the tigers in game two pitching a scoreless innings and striking out nine. the tigers counter with just over a blander who matched a great pitch for pitch in game 2. the lender also eliminated the a's in game 5 last year. first pitches at 5 07 tonight. and we want to see your oakland a's pride. send us your best man pictures to breaking news at kron4 dot com-breaking news
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>>: for the second time this year the company says that with mel thefts. --mail. and thanks to a network of cameras there is video proof of this latest theft. the cervix and video footage recorded just after 6:00 tuesday evening shows a dark colored suburban and driving into the apartment parking
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lot and san mateo bridge a woman wearing dark pants and white shirts and parks the suburban across from office. that locks up to the main lobby. she acts like she may have misplaced turkey's sole tenant let's are and thrift that once that in the least, the woman takes a look around the lobby for it-she picks up three boxes and an envelope that leaves. problem is the apartment manager robert langer says of this woman does not live here at. instead she is telling mail from the people that do carry it kept one is a grandmother who was expecting a knitting equipment uses to make christmas gifts. that much is somebody who is very family oriented. respect at about her. she cannot or make those christmas presents for her kids or grandkids because the equipment is gone. very hard to come by the materials used as three of >>: lenders as the victims have filed police reports. if you recognize this woman called police immediately. in san mateo, philippe
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with over 30,000 hotspots. at&t u-verse high speed internet. now on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection your whole house can count on. ♪ >>james: 415 as the time. some good news for skiers. snow at squaw valley and alpine meadows you can see in these pictures. while it's not enough to open the slopes quite yet it could mean a good season for skiers as no borders. speaking of the best-snow boarders. --speaking of snow was check-in with the weather. >>erica: looks like we will be dry and sunny as we head into the weekend. back here
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in the bay area started off with a live look at our james lick freeway camera. liking to mostly clear skies but we do have some high clouds in the north bay. temperatures are really vary in this morning. some spot as much as eight degrees cooler than yesterday permit some spot actually a little bit warmer center rows of clearer than 24 hours ago. vallejo actually it warmer and the mid-50s. was seen upper 50s and pleasanton. 49 degrees in san mateo. low 50s and san jose. futurecast 4 shows mid '50s and that judge by lunchtime for rich as you put the clock and the motion we will start to see the '70s plenty of sunshine as we head into the afternoon. but later on tonight temperatures back in the '50s for the most part. manley clear skies but it will get pretty chilly as we head into the evening hours. i do want to break down your afternoon highs for today,
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let's start things off in the south bay. sunnyvale high of 72, 73 degrees in mountain view bridge we're seeing these temperatures warm up by about a few degrees for today. walnut creek at 77. downtown san francisco and the mid-60s. was the upper 60s low 70's down the east bay shoreline. not one of the warmest spot at 75. will 60s if you're headed to ocean beach. your 7 day around the bay forecast shows a temperatures still below average over the next couple of days of high pressure is going to start to build and over the eastern specific. without temperatures will continue to war as we start the next work week with plenty of sunshine into the middle of next week. pretty quiet conditions and come here and the bay area for the next seven days. after traffic around the bay area, it is a very quiet out there. take a look of some bridges. it is a nice and easy ride for your approach to the bay
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bridge toll plaza. metering lights are not yet activated rick your drive time at the bay bridge about 89 minutes from the foot of the maze approaching fremont street this morning. the cemetery bridge you'll notice that the traffic volume is about equal by both sections. the problems at your work away to 192 interchange. dry clear conditions as a worker went out of the bottle with a drive time at about 23 minutes. you will see here on the traffic map green on the road voicecenter showing speeds up 50 mi. per hour. it is very quiet on this thursday boarded pretty much wherever you are headed. >>james: hoping to avoid a default on america's that there may be a short-term deal in the works to raise the nation's debtng
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grid but as cnn's andrew spencer reports the proposal does little to the and the partial government shutdown >>: the closer we get to the debt ceiling the more likely it is to say let's do some of this together. probable short-term and long-term. to get some resolution and be able to negotiate long-term carried out at a white house official says the president was absolutely signed a short-term guilt that raises the debt ceiling no strings attached. that maybe what republican leaders are preparing. most house leaders are sandy are working on a proposal to raise the debt ceiling temporarily. it will help the government haiti-to avoid hitting but it will not end the stalemate over the partial government shutdown permit a mid- shutdown interns have raised in the airline safety over furloughed inspection. the federal aviation administration is now calling hundreds of safety
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inspectors back to work permit some announcements have come from the cia and the director of national intelligence over the next few days. a pair of hikers apparently there realized the shutdown meant no entry permit their work quickly stunt by a park ranger print. and each left with a $275 fine. i'm andrew spencer reporting. >>james: safety advocates said the government shutdown is put in lots their risk because all recalled and in best editions of safety defects have been put on hold. the national highway traffic safety administration furloughed employees who investigate the complaints and order car makers to recall vehicles. the public can still file said it plans for the agency's website. if investigation previously under way have been halted. also new this morning the
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trial for accused colorado movie theater sugar james holmes could take eight months. there is little question about whether holmes is the killer but other issues could prolong the case. the judge said jury selection which is expected to begin in february could go on for two to three months. the actual trial will last for five months more. a major issue to be resolved concerns holmes a mental health as he is pleading not to reason of insanity. holmes is accused of shooting up a crowded theater and art or colorado last summer killing 12 people and wounded 70 others. imposter service stocks are causing problems for the disabled community and businesses. people who refuse to leave their jobs at home are putting vest or backpacks on them that say " service animal " and using that as all access pass is the place is permitted only service animals for the disabled. as a pass off as
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service animals is a federal crime but prosecutors pretenders' is nearly impossible under laws meant to safeguard the privacy of those questioned about their animals. the lawyer for the new york city police detective was accused of participating in as to the attack involving a group of bikers as the video used to incriminate him will ultimately exonerate him. the video his lawyers talking about has not been made public. you're looking at video that was captured by one of the bikers. the allegations against det. wo jciech braszczok are based on the scene that shows a punch in the rear as to the window. his lawyer argues the window was already broken and that he was at least 12 ft. away when the driver was attacked. he has been suspended. police have made multiple runs in the case.
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a survivor of the deadly terror attack at a mall in kenya last month is speaking out about what she saw and how she managed to escape. 67 people died during the four day siege at the west a shopping mall in nairobi. the first minutes of the attack were other chaos. he lanes up dank, a 26 year-old american ex pact was hurt but managed to get out alive. >>: i just thought played dead. >>james: dang says she was adjudging a children's cooking competition when the gunmen stormed the mall. authorities are still hunting for the suspect. the somalia based terrorist network al-shabaab claimed
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responsibility for the attack. at 423. we will take a quick break.
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here's this edition of
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people behaving badly. >>: this national monument is closed because of the federal shutdown but you can't tell if you go inside. everything about the national monuments as it's called from the two sets of barricades' including these barricades wrapped and caution tape. for the record i had to get permission before it a step 1 ft. in the park. but apparently some people manage to make it past the barricades and the united states park ranger. this couple was having a thick neck that even if the park is open would not be permitted. that's just taking it. but they want the only ones i found >>: had asked you guys, how did you get in here. >>: we hiked from the mountain for it >>: the in the that this is a national monument that is closed because of the federal shutdown. the now
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it's a federal violation to the corporate >>: yes it is a federal offense to step foot what a national monument is close. and if you get a ticket you have to appear in front of a federal judge. this couple is trying to tell me that they'd work not to bury it and that i was mistaken. >>: what we know that but that's what we aunt and corporate cattell, until i told them i was with channel 4. >>: not as a group called as you did not gain access through the front but here they are inside the park. i asked them where they're from about moscow. >>: into the park is closed. >>: we went to the entrance of but the postman says that it's close and so we went on
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the top of the hill and we hiked. >>: that post and is actually a park ranger. >>: according to national park service they are finding it piles of human waste, used toilet paper. the national park service would rather not shut down the park's however of your interests inside the park that would be held liable. pat hit the >>: ad mare with national monument, stanley roberts, kron4 newsprint >>james: for 28. a quick break but coming up on the kron4 morning news for it a body found at s.f. general turned out to be the body of a woman gone missing weeks ago. new developments in the muni shooting that killed in san francisco state student trip will tell you what investigators are now saying about the witness and how they were
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for 30 is the time. happening now the san francisco police department is looking for a missing elderly man. if they say 70 to year-old jack was last seen their bryant and second street wednesday afternoon. he is bald wears glasses and suffers from alzheimer's. anyone with information is asked to contact police the family of missing baby-a web are holding a candle light vigil today in honor of her second birthday. the birthday venture will take place on the corner of 79 and international boulevard in oakland from 4 to 6:00 p.m.. if this is the place for daphne was first reported missing exactly 90 days ago. the father of former nsa agents, edward snowden has arrived in moscow to visit his son. the 30 year-old former systems analyst is
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wanted in the united states on espionage charges for allegedly disclosing secret surveillance programs. he fled to hong kong and their russia where he received asylum in august. we also want to follow our weather today permit we had a chance for some sprinkles we have some small of in this era. let's find out what's going on for today creek high erica. >>erica: we do have is zero chance for rain today. yesterday we had a winter weather advisory and the sierra and we saw between one and 4 in. of snow so a lot of skiers as no borders are excited and looking forward to an early start to the ski season 3 as of now we are wicked to another chilly morning here in the bay area. some spot a little bit cooler than 24 hours that includes santa rosa. 46 out the door. san francisco one of the milder spot at 54 degrees. here's what's going on on satellite and radar. if you hike clouds and the
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bay area. but our mailing north of the golden gate bridge but we will see a mix of sun and clouds as we have into the afternoon. in terms of your high as it is going to be a bit warmer than yesterday. pittsburgh climbing to 75 degrees thrift that's one of the warmer spot in brentwood but we do have a baseball
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game to talk about. the a's facing off against the detroit tigers for its first pitch at 5 07 at 0-called rich expect temperatures in the upper 60s permit we will have a few high called out there but wins will be very calm. it will be pretty mild so not too bad of a day to go out and enjoy a ball game. your 7 day around the bay forecast highlights temperatures still below average as we head into the weekend by pressure will start to build than over the easter's pacific. but that made this next week we will finally be back in the '80s for some of the warmest inland spots. temperatures around seasonal as we head into the middle of next week. what are looking pretty good for the next seven days. as for traffic it's a great time to leave your house. we are looking live outside to the bay bridge toll plaza. pretty much clear conditions. it's a great ride out there with
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no backups whatsoever at the pay gates. san mateo bridge always a good option especially for the early morning hours. starting at 7 am we start to see some backups and the westbound direction. but right now so far so good working your way out of 192 interchange. south on 101 up 3 at the golden gate bridge is looking good. volume has increased but we're still seeing a lot of space between cars and to work right out of the north bay. >>james: at 435 bart and its unions are meeting at the negotiation tables this morning in hopes of reaching some sort of a deal to avoid a second bart strike upon leaving the caltran building last night members of the union said bart management may have brought the whole process to a stop by withdrawing its last offer. but then we have spoke to a bar spokesperson who has denied that claim but where we stand this morning is still unclear. the cooling-
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off period ends tonight at midnight but there's still no notice of a strike however there is still no guarantee. kron4's dan kerman has the latest. >>: >>dan: unions remained a base of as to whether there will be at work friday to operate bart trains once the cooling off period has ended. >>: we sure hope so. like i say we aren't that far apart. >>: but what's fair is a matter of opinion and so far the two sides can't agree on how much money bart has to spend. and what it costs to run maintain and replace these trends and pay its workers permit them we are without question differences as far as total cost of verses ours and theirs. >>: bart workers think some of the transit agency's surplus should be sent to reach a deal but management does not permit bart workers say that's just part of where they differ on
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dollars. >>: it's not just a surplus. it's a number of other things that we found in their budget. they have understated their revenues and readership projections ad expenditures for it may are hopeful they can't get it done for it >>: to meet it can't get done in an hour. >>: it would take too much time to resolve this. they must agree on the same dollar figures before they to reach an agreement. we don't know is whether workers will be at work on friday and if they are not whether or not they would give the public any sort of notice in advance. in oakland, dan carmen, kron4 newsprin.
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stay connected with kron4 on the bart negotiations. you can get the latest on our web site kron4 dot com. as well as by checking are facebook and twitter pages. it can also download our mobile app. a website and immobile at have a section dedicated to bart. you can also get pushed alerts to get the latest information. officials now say that the body found in a stairwell and san francisco general hospital tuesday morning is believed to be that of a patient who had missing four weeks. when spalding was reported missing by her nurse back on september 21st. friends and family have been frank frantically searching for the 57 year- old mother. now it appears she did not get very far. kron4's maureen kelly has the latest. >>: the body turns up on a fourth floor is a rear stairwell located behind the door when you see and this crime scene at video. 17 days after leonard spalding was missing from her hospital room. officials said they did institute a search of the campus afterburners found her room
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empty but they did not find corporate officials took no questions at a news conference and did not say whether anyone looking for the patient had checked the area where the body eventually turned up to reach one floor below for more spaulding disappeared. >>: the stair well as a fire exit which is not routinely used by staff patients or the public. it is alarmed locked from the outside. >>: of the body was discovered by an employee with was described by a routine check of the location done every three months. this efforts as co- chair of to permit which patrols the hospital says it will be reviewing their internal security measures including searches as part of their investigation. the hospital's chief medical officer says this is the first time anything like this have happened and they want answers to greet them it happened at our hospital. it's horrible. we are shaping up to our corporate i am committed to getting to the root cause of this tragedy and ensure that nothing like this ever happens again. >>: maureen kelly, kron4 news.
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>>james: felony weapons charges have been filed against the 49ers aldon smith. the 24 year-old linebacker was hit with three felony counts of illegal possession of an assault weapon. the charges stemming from a wild party at smith's san jose home back in june of 2012. he is expected to surrender later this month. smith is on indefinitely from the team while undergoing treatment as a result of his arrest last month for driving under the influence. coach jim harbaugh was asked about the latest charges before practice yesterday in santa clara. >>: we are all accountable for actions good and bad so there is a process a due process and other processes that will take place and i don't feel i need to comment further on that. i think it's pretty clear that we are aware of the situation that occurred two summers
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ago stow with all the same ground our position as i said has a statement and they are releasing that permit if not we would get that in your hands very shortly have any further comment on it. >>james: in a statement 49ers organize asian says the team is aware of the recent developments arising from the incident as smith's home and a team recognizes the serious nature of the situation and will continue to monitor it closely. new this morning. san francisco district attorney george gascons as the surveillance the shows that commuters were distracted by their cell phones and tablets when a 30 year-old man waved a gun around a product like a real car. minutes later on september 23rd police said 30 year- old nikhom thephakaysone
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followed another man off the train and shot him and ahead. gaston says that the video shows thephakaysone bring in the gun to his face several times and " no one sees this going on. " some passengers told investigators they didn't know the suspect had a gun until they heard a shot. we will be right back.
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>>james: we are back. we are watching what street this morning. futures traditional all three indexes positive at this hour. some signs of movement on the budget battle and washington have helped slow wall street's slump. here's a look at the closing numbers from yesterday permit the dow gained 26 points. still below the $15,000 work. they finished at 14,000 a note to permit the nasdaq fell 17% and the s&p 500 was up almost a point. opening bell today at 630 print ad fwhen our little girl was born, we got a subaru. it's where she said her first word. (little girl) no!
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saw her first day of school. (little girl) bye bye! made a best friend forever. the back seat of my subaru is where she grew up. what? (announcer) the two-thousand-fourteen subaru forester. (girl) what? (announcer) built to be there for your family. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru.
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a big night and oakland at the coliseum complex tonight. tens of thousands of people are expected for the big playoff game and more. kron4's grant lodes shows what you should look out for. >>gabe:-just >>grant: the a's and do or die game 5 starts at 5 07. but the concert at at oracle at 733 parking lot should be jammed. officials are suggesting bart. the transit system will not be on strike yet. if it does strike then arrive early for each of them is a good idea. i'm grant lotus kron4 news. >>james: it will be a big night there and oakland. we also have weather to check on to see what it's going to be like as because of the people had out there. hey erica. >>erica: in oakland tonight temperatures will be in the upper 60s by the time the a's face off against the
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detroit tigers and head to that thing concert. as we start off with a live look outside. this is a san francisco skyline. we can to make their conditions. it is chilly out there. we're looking up to four days and santa rosa print pretty chilly conditions around the bay area% now later on today we will see a mix of sun and clouds but it will be high costs associated with low pressure system that's not going to bring us right. we do have clouds and the sky. temperatures and below '70s along the east bay shoreline. 70 degrees and vallejo mid-60s expected along the coast and as we head into the evening hours expect partly cloudy skies and looks like temperatures will get pretty chilly with most of us in the '50s. your bigger picture shows satellite and radar with the high cost of the north bay ride now print
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and we did see some rain and snow and the sierra nevada with a winter weather advisory in effect. you can see that that wet weather continues to shift its way east ridge in 7 day around the bay forecast highlights temperatures below seasonal average for the next couple of days but this high pressure builds and over the eastern pacific we will waive those numbers as we start the next workweek. it is pretty, for the next seven days speaking of calm. let's look at your approach to the bay bridge. a good ride out of it is a busier than just minutes ago but at least we don't have any weight at the pay gates. if you're heading to the san mateo bridge i have been looking at traffic the maps. the problems getting to the bridge coming down the nimitz freeway. southbound on all want visibility is good as your work the way i've of marin county permits the top drive times.
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westbound 24 as a clear shot through the caldecott tunnel. we don't have any incidents to report as you work your way through the san ramon valley permit and let's keep a close eye on interstate 580 in the westbound direction. we're not picking up any slowing traffic moves well. 50 mi. per hour speeds >>james: an update now on the work of the caldecott tunnel. there something now being tested in the third board. and it's related to the new for the boar which is just months away from being completed. kron4's haazig madyun and gives an update. >>: new traffic lights in being tested over the next several days.
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>>: traffic signals with green lights. >>: the new traffic lights are part of the caldecott fourth board contract. >>: the traffic signals are part of a very sophisticated fire and light safety system that is in the process of being installed and also and the third corporate >>: also being tested inside the tunnels are these are variable message signs that what we drive safely during the testing. the know caldecott tunnel safety system also includes these are red and white crossing guards uc corporate these barriers will be used to stop traffic in emergency
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situations. when fully implemented the traffic signals will display in their red and yellow or green light depending on traffic conditions permit board one and two are slated for safety improvements however they will not feature the new lighting system where the for the board has its grand opening. inside the caldecott tunnel, haazig madyun on, kron4 newsprint >>james: also and the news today. president obama has chosen someone who has bay area ties to head the federal reserve's. janet yellen was the former president of the federal reserve bank of san francisco and former uc- berkeley business professor permit the president called janet yellen and tough and proven leader. >>: i also want to announce my choice for next chair of the federal reserve. one of the nation's foremost economists and policymakers. janet yellen. >>: that was the official
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announcement of the president for it and it will be the first woman to head up that job. >>james: a crime-fighting and labrador has done it again. zeus is a drug sniffing can i with the mountain view police department. during a raid in santa clara county on tuesday he helped officers find more than 100 lbs. of marijuana packaged for out of state sales. he also sniffed out cocaine and $75,000 cash. zoos to join the narcotics task force in june 2012. >>james: the democratic lawmakers said they want to limit california's practice of keeping hundreds of inmates in solitary confinement--confinement for years, sometimes decades, as a way of controlling violent prison gangs. they held the first and a planned series of hearings in response to an inmate hunter strike this summer that one. involved more than 30,000 of the
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133,000 inmates in state prisons. the inmates were protesting conditions for gang leaders held in isolation at pelican bay and three other prisons. prison officials say they already have charged the rules to limit use of the isolation units and let gang members are in their way out through a good behavior. governor jerry brown has signed a bill allowing nurses and physician's assistants to perform an early type of abortion. the method is called " aspiration abortion " and it involves inserting a tube and using a suction to terminate a pregnancy. organic montana of vermont and new hampshire already allow nurse practitioners to perform those abortions. supporters of the bill says it will help expand abortion services in areas of the state with few physicians. some republican lawmakers argue the legislation will further put patients at risk. we will be right back.
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mil >>james: starbucks is launching a " pay for work " campaign during the government shut down. until friday, customers who buy a drink for a fellow patron will get a free to all brewed coffee. ceo howard schultz said the shutdown and other factors have created a period of uncertainty and the u.s.. he said the pay for campaign is meant to help fellow citizens support one another in this challenging time. coming up on the kron4 morning news. at midnight tonight, bart workers could walk off the job for a second strike. we'll have a live report and update you in contract negotiations. and it's do or die for the case tonight. there will take on the tigers in game 5
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of the a l d s. more on that coming up.
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friends of a woman found dead and a stairwell at san francisco general hospital are asking for answers to this all morning as to how this could not have been discovered earlier. >>james: and we're just hours from a possible barge strike. still no deal yet to but the units have issued a strike notice either permit we will have the latest details and the contract talks. >>mark: with 19 hours and counting to a possible barge strike will have the latest on the efforts of tried to help you get around when you're heading to work tomorrow bridge will break down your transportation options. >>darya: let's take a peek at weather and traffic this morning. good morning darya. >>erica: in the morning darya print we have some high clouds developing and the north bay. some pettifog along the coastline. temperatures ranging from the mid-40s to a low 50s as we head into the afternoon. expecting mix of sun and clouds with temperatures
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just a few degrees warmer we do have some changes to highlight as we head into the weekend. out talk about what's on top for columbus day coming up in just a couple of minutes. the morning george. the >>george: a quiet start to the morning commute. the dilute the bridges all look good here at the bay bridge. no delays on the approach or to the span. light traffic still and that even means and the east bay both highway 4 and interstate 580 we are just starting to see some congestion building and for that westbound 580 ride through the of altamont pass. >>james: at 501 are developing story this morning. a 60 day cooling off period expires at 11:59 p.m. tonight for bart management and its workers. they are hoping to reach a contract agreement to avoid a second strike the two
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sides still can't agree on how much money bart has to spend and what it cost to run a maintain and replace these trends and pay its workers. >>: it's a number of other things we found in their budget. that understated their revenue rose three understated their underwriter projections. this overstated their expenditures. >>james: bart workers think some of the transit agency's surplus should be spent to reach a deal. management of disagrees. both sides are optimistic about that a deal can get done >>mark: were keeping an eye on other ways to get around the bay. we saw along the lines. kron4's jack is a sobriquet of options. he is live at the ferry station in oakland. >>: good morning. hundreds
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of thousands of people will be scrambling looking for an alternative if bart goes on strike. one of the big alternatives like last time was right here at jack london square at the san francisco bay ferry. here's what it looked like during the first bart strike. there were thousands of people waited in line to get onto the san francisco bay ferry. it started very early and went very late. one of the transit agency to try to step up and make it easier for people who normally ride bart. it will increase service but it's not only the san francisco bay ferry left " to the fuel screen that we had earlier. ac transit says they are going to increase. san francisco
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bay ferry are also increasing serviceberry service will start at 530 el logo every 45 minutes. that's the best alternative for a lot of people. the other projections is car pooling. they are really the best thing you can do is go on to the kron4 web site. we have alternatives all over the place for people who normally take bart. let's face it there is a strike tomorrow. the roadways will be contested. there will be along the lines. you just have to do with it. bring your patience. if you normally catch transit at a bart station. those losses will be moved to outside for the they will be on the bart property so if you normally take a bus on a.c. transit inside of a bart station it
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will be moved outside. obviously there will be people there to let them know exactly where to go as i said it will be a mass either way. stay with kron4 and we will stay connected with the bart negotiations throughout the day. and tell me strike for tomorrow permit you get the latest update on our web site as well as check our facebook and twitter feet. >>darya: san francisco law enforcement san francisco general hospital officials. everyone is looking for
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answers this morning as they investigate the death of 57 year-old leonard spalding whose body was found and a rarely used stairwell and the hospital to rid her friends and family are waiting for answers as well. kron4's mike pelton is live at san francisco general hospital with the up played is that we do >>: how did she get there and why did it take more than two weeks to find her. those are two of the many questions left by hospital officials today one day after day identify the dead woman's body as that of 57 year-old patient lynn spaulding. she was found dead in a rarely used exteriors there will here at the hospital on tuesday morning by an employee. the discovery came after spaulding and vanished from her hospital bed more than two weeks ago when she was receiving treatment for eight and affection for it yet today hospital officials
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and shares indicated they don't yet know what happened and now spaulding friends are coming forward devastated by her loss. >>: you go there to be taken care of and to be watched and capt. eye on and you could just so easily. it does not make any sense to me. in excess seem like there's no system of when these cases happen. i know that not happen that often but i'm sure you have to have something like this in place. >>: the cause of death is still under investigation. hospital officials at this point are not taking any questions but they have referred to some of us where they can get an update. there is still a lot of people with a lot of question to both here at s.f. general for it >>james: on to bay area sports. tonight is the fifth
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and final game. repeat sunday gray will start game 5 of the eight ldds at the coliseum--rookie sonny gray. great shutdown the tigers' game in game two pitching a scoreless innings and striking out nine. the tigers counter with just over land or who matched great pitch for pitch in game 2. berliner also eliminated the a's and the game 5 last year. first pitches at 5 07 tonight. and we want to see your oakland a's pride. send us your best fan pictures to breaking news at kron dot com. or to our facebook page. we will be showing them on air all morning. coming up on the kron4 morning news. the trial of movie theater shooter james holmes hasn't even started yet and experts
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believe it could take months before a verdict is reached just how long the trial is expected to last, coming up for it into art is visiting the las vegas area are slapped with huge fines after hiking in a closed in national park. details on that story coming up. and the new eastern span of the bay bridge has been over- open for over a month now but an official walk with the bridge celebration has yet to happen. now bay area officials are making a trip that you could take part in the tradition. that story coming up at 530. ♪
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the family of missing the be-named web are holding a candle light vigil today in honor of her second birthday. the birds david jewell will take place on the corner of 79th international boulevard in oakland from 4 to 6:00 p.m.. this is the place where gaffney was first reported missing exactly 90 days ago. >>mark: new this morning the prime minister of libya was
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i 15 is the time. the trial for accused colorado movie theater shooter james holmes could take eight months. there is little question about whether holmes is the killer but other issues could prolong the case for the judge said jury selection which is expected
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to begin in february could go on for two or three months. the actual trial will last four to five months more. a major issue to resolve concerns homes and mental health as he is pleading not guilty by reason of insanity. holmes is accused of shooting up a crowded theater can in aurora , ride out last summer killing 12 people and wounded 70 others. the father of former nsa agent edward snowden has arrived in moscow to visit his son. the 30 year-old former systems analyst is wanted in the united states on an espionage charges for allegedly disclosing secret surveillance programs. he fled to hong kong and in russia where he received asylum in august 3rd stoughton's father stated this morning that he got his son will return to the united states. >>darya: at 518 at let's get a check with the weather. hi erica. >>erica: we are working up
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to 40. we have some high clouds also streaming and. mostly north of the golden gate bridge for it expects a mix of sun and clouds. temperatures just a touch or more that what we saw yesterday. sunnyvale and high of 72 percent i think will see upper 70's for walnut creek fairfield and may 7th is expected in pittsburgh. looks like a partly cloudy conditions permit ocean beach. berkeley started with the 70 degree mark and alameda as 60 separate we do have a very important law came to talk about. those days. facing off against the detroit tigers. first pitch at 50 separate expect temperatures in the upper 60s. it will be a mild night if there had it all got culprit as high pressure
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builds and that will help pump up those temperatures else to start the next workweek 3518 on the clock. here's >>george: we are monitoring a pretty quiet ride right now print no incidents that have any potential for it here at the bay bridge it's a light ride. the problems as you get into san francisco along this guy away for crosstown freeways permit the san mateo bridge looks good. still light traffic even on the bright side of your screen which is the westbound or morning commute direction. and for the golden gate bridge and all delays either northbound or southbound. a good drive time for the east bay this morning. just 11 minutes. hercules the berkeley free westward pride. and the ride for 24, no delays to the caldecott 3680 looks good. southbound and to walnut creek and then continuing
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into danville. we mentioned there is some slowing started to build them for the westbound a ride and to the optima past but it's all showing yellow on roadway centers. that's a good sign as well. we are problem free at the golden gate and the north bay ride looks good from 101 southbound to the golden gate bridge. might be a blessed this for much longer but, if there are no transit problems or delays to your report. >>james: day 10 of the partial government shutdown. president obama will be meeting today with top house republicans and hopes of breaking this budget impasse. this meeting comes as house republicans are considering advancing a short-term increase and the debt limit before the government runs and the risk of going into default on their runs out of money and hit the debt ceiling one week from today. and new information on the government's new helped
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attract marketplaces drawing negative reviews so far but people are at least checking them out for it the exchange is open october 1st and according to a new pall 70 percent of americans reported somewhat and also has tried to sign up for help veterans through these exchanges 37 percent represents a 20 million americans. -7%. >>james: safety advocates say that the government shutdown is putting people at risk because safety the fault for automobile recalls have been put on hold. the public can still file safety complaints through the agency's website but investigations previously under way have been halted.
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>>darya: a different kind of government shutdown protest took place near the everglades national park. more than 100 boats kayaks and paddle boards and gathered near the eastern boundary of the park. this protest was organized by fishing guides and the florida keys. many of them are losing income while the park is closed. they are allowed to fish off shore and in state waters but the shallow waters with everglades national park will keep them away from some prized game fish trout and redfish and read what snappers so not be allowed and a shallow areas is what they're so upset about 522 right now. coming up on the kron4 morning news, heating your home may have for your wallet filled in a little light. we will tell you why it heating will cost a little more this winter.
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back to the kron4 morning news. watching wall street this morning. futures trading shows all three
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indexes positive at the time. some signs of movement on the budget battle in washington have helped slow wall street's slump. here's a look at the closing numbers from yesterday. the dow was up 26 points. the dow is down over 900 points in the last three weeks. the nasdaq fell 17. in the s&p 500 was up almost a point. opening bell today is essex thirty. net flexes getting an upgrade this morning. -- net also keyflix eyes on a at reports--a positive resawnet--netflix. books like a big opening without due to its offer of major points writ the home heating bills are expected to increase this winter according to the u.s. department of energy cost forecast that they do. that
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at a less public that all the factors and predict what household with a natural gas are going to spend 13 percent more heated their homes this winter over last year permits propane users can expect an 9% jump for it those who heat with an electricity will likely pay 2 percent more for it owns with heating oil make it a bit of a break. they said that oil prices look to be down by 2 percent so now >>mark: if you have any plans of a just walking through a national park during it and shut down for it to sisters from southern california or fined $275 each and just take a short walk through the red rock canyon national conservation out of a desperate it was close at the time due to the partial shutdown permit the
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women said they had no idea government shutdown the desert. the women are planning to contest it said this does not make any sense. they said they had no intention of paying over $500 for the short walk a kron4 stanley roberts also did a piece of people we have a ballot which will air later on this morning where he went into a national park with permission and you would be amazed how many people he found walking around like a park was open. that's just the park was (ed >>darya: 528 right now. we will be back with more in just a couple of minutes. >>: and if you're a bart rider do you have planned be just in case there is a strike. but unions say you should. coming up we will get reactions and the very latest on the contract talks and some very frustrated our riders this morning.
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>> welcome back. the time
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is 5:30 a.m.. this time tomorrow, commuters may be searching for ways to get around other of them aren't. workers could walk off the job tonight at midnight. joining us live with the latest in a contract negotiation is kron4 will tran. >> these writers are just beside themselves. one lady came up to me and wanted to know if the strike was now. i told her no. i told her that the new is will give her the heads up. i told her that they gave a 72 hour notice on wednesday and that has come and gone. she literally rolled her eyes at me. she is so upset carry it s only one because a lot of them are not sure whether they should show up tomorrow morning or not. right now they're just
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hanging in the balance. i had a chance to talk to some of them and this is what they had to say. >> people should be concerned about the public. they should not just be concerned about themselves. >> i did not expect anything to get resolved. it has been going on for ever. >> what will you do for tomorrow? >> i would just have to catch a ride with someone who stays by me. >> i have to tell you that the negotiators are not stating if they're closer there just say that they are continuing to negotiate. they still have to come back and i had a chance to talk to the chief negotiator and i wanted to know if some of the members
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just hate this and whether or not if they did a proposal and will they just vote no on an strike anyway. she told me that she does not know there will have to judge issued the proposal and get to that point when it comes. >> they're just less than a couple of hours from the shutting down. >> thank you again for the update. >> bart will have 150 buses and departing from nine bart stations. ac transit will increase their service on the busiest lines. sampras's go ferri will run all available boats with greater frequency during any strike. >> stay connected with kron4
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on the bart negotiations. you can get the latest on our web site at kron4.com as well as by checking our facebook and twitter pages. you can also download our mobile app. >> the time is 5:33 a.m.. >> everyone will have to up layer of because it will be cold. you will need your extra layers to that because the temperatures will be out in the 40's. as we head into the next couple days you can see warmer weather is on the way. your 7 day around the bay is coming up in just a few minutes. >> we are looking at a pretty good ride and we are not tracking any hot spots. here is a quick commute check at the bay bridge toll plaza. the traffic volume is still low. interstate 580 is
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still the slowest. >> a woman is called on video stilling mail, packages and other valuable items from a san mateo apartment building. residents and now want action. this surveillance video footage recorded just after 6:00 p.m. tuesday evening shows a dark colored suburban driving into an the oak view apartment parking lot and san mateo. a woman wearing dark pants and a white shirt parks the suburban across from the office. she walks up to the main lobby. she acts like she may have misplaced turkeys. so, 810 that lets her end. once she enters and
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attended leaves, the woman takes a look all around the lobby. she then picks up three boxes an antelope, and then she leaves. one of the victims, a grandmother who was expecting and the need the equipment that she used to make her christmas gifts. >> the apartment managers say that the victims have filed police reports. >> selling the weapon charges have been filed against the 49ers aldon smith. the 24 year-old linebacker was hit with three felony counts of illegal possession of an assault weapon. the charges stemming from a wild party at his house. he is expected to surrender later this month. smith is on an indefinite leave from the
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team while undergoing treatment as a result of his arrest last month for driving under the influence. coach jim harbaugh was asked about the latest charges before practice yesterday and santa clara. >> i just do not feel that i need to comment further on this. a year-and-a-half ago --we're going over the same ground again. the organization has stated and they will release this. i will not have any further comments about this. >> in a statement from the 49ers' organization they say that the team is aware of the recent developments are rising from this incident at his home. the team recognizes the serious nature of the situation, and
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it will continue to monitor it closely. >> a crimefighting labrador has done it again. zeus is a drug sniffing k 9 with the mountain view police department. during a raid in santa clara county on tuesday, he helped officers find more than 100 lbs. of marijuana package for out- of-state sales. he also sniffed out cocaine and $75,000 in cash. he joined a narcotics tax fo task force in june of 2012. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. more changes are coming to your commute, but changes to the caldecott
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>> welcome back. the number of people applying for u.s. unemployment benefits jumped by 66,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 374,000. the spike was largely because california processed a huge backlog of claims and a partial government shutdown prompted some contractors to cut jobs about have the weekly increase occurred in california. officials of process the applications that were delayed several weeks ago by a computer upgrade. one quarter of the increase reflected applications from employees and government contractors. >> in testimony before the
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senate finance committee, lew said that trying to make such choices between paying veterans or social security checks is not a good option and that risk will come up with the first default on the u.s. dead in history unless congress will vote to raise the debt ceiling which currently stands a 16.7 trillion dollars. >> the time now was 5:43 a.m.. your drive through the caldecott tunnel is going to get safer. we boy explained is coming up.will explain this .
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>> welcome back. some good nils for skiers. snow at squaw valley and alpine meadows, you can see in these pictures. what it is not enough to open the slopes quite yet, it could mean a good season for skiers and snow boarders. >> it yesterday was pretty interesting. we had our
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first winter weather advisories. we saw between one and 4 in. of snow. it is really all some to see all the pictures. it is going to be sunny today in tahoe. we are starting the morning out in the cooler side some of us are eight degrees cooler and what we saw yesterday. santa rosa is in the upper 40's. 53 degrees for downtown san francisco. as we take a live look as san francisco we will see high clouds. 12 noon today future cast 4 is predicting 60's and very few 70's. as we head into the afternoon by 3:00 p.m. the low 70's will start to fill land and the temperatures will still be cooler. later on tonight the
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temperatures will drop into the upper 50s and you can expect partly cloudy skies. you will notice that it is mostly mid '70s through the san ramon valley area. if you had closer to the waterfront that is where you will see the temperatures really cool. >> it will be a nice smile today and cupertino will have a high of 73 degrees. downtown san francisco will be to degrees warmer with low 70's. last but not least as we look to the north, napa will have a high of 75 degrees. the oakland a's will be facing off against the detroit tigers. if you are going to the game the first pitch is at 5 07 p.m.. overall, it is very mild conditions. there 7 day
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around the bay shows nothing but mild weather as we head into the weekend. the temperatures will gradually warm-up as we head into next week. >> the time is 5:49 a.m.. >> it is still a pretty good ride and the chp are not tracking any major incidents. that is good nils. they just had a little bit of the report of some debris. the was bond ride where the volume is building up. the metering lights have not yet been activated. the 92, san mateo bridge is problem free. the golden gate bridge is just fine with no delays or issues. as we look first at the east shore freeway, we added a couple of minutes which is now 13 minutes from hercules to berkeley. west 580
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continues to slow in the drive time is not bed. it is 28 from alta mott pass way. here in the south, it is a 14 minute commute time from 85 a to the montesquieu expressway. the marin ride is still under 25 minutes down to the golden gate bridge. >> an update on the work at the of caldecott tunnel. there is something new that is being tested in the third a bore. it is related to the new fourth bore which is just months away from being completed. new traffic lights are being tested in the third of bore of the tunnel. these new traffic lights are part of the fourth more project. also be tested inside the tunnels are these variable message
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signs that will read drive safely during the testing. the new safety system should include red and white crossing guards. the barriers will be used to stop the traffic in emergency situations. >> when fully implemented the traffic signals will display either red, yellow or green lights, depending on traffic conditions. bourse on one and two are also slated for safety improvements. >> (male annoucer): now here is stanley roberts who found some people behaving badly. >> this national monument is closed due to the government shutdown. you cannot tell if you go inside. >> you have until barricades. for the record, i had to get permission from
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the government even step 1 ft. inside this park. >> apparently, some people manage to get past the barricades. this couple is having a picnic. >> how did you get 10? >> apart at top. there were not the only once a lot from. >> how did you get in here? >> we hiked from the mountain. digital the this was the national park? yes. the chernobyl this was closed >> it is a ticket if you step in here and you cannot just melt them a ticket for mail them a check for $95. you have to appear at a
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federal court room. >> hi, never mind. i am just some guy. are you aware? >> and they could not gain access to the park but they're still endure. maxim are they were from. >> where are you from? >> moscow. do you know this is part disclose? >> the postman said that it is closed and one of the top of a hill that says >> so the postman, he is actually a park ranger. >> there are excited a lot of waste a big fine. the park service would not like to shut the part of mud they would be held liable if you
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are inside of here. >> we cannot go to woods. >> stanley roberts, kron 4 news. >> those poor people, they were not really behaving that to bed early.badly. malignd anim >> one wild animal is not happy about the government shut down. we will explain coming up. uz)ñ
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>> take a look at this. this
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bull elk is not hiding his feelings about the government shut down. an independent yellowstone toward died snapped this photo. showing and the elk in front of the closed at down in yellowstone park. he has his tongue sticking out. no word on his offical political stance. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. we will have more information about bart's. and a another plane is forced to turn around.
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they have more mechanical problems to blank. more on that story is 6:15 a.m..
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>> we are just hours away from a possible bart strike, and there is still no deal. but. the unions still have not issued a notice to picket. we'll have the latest details in the contract negotiations. >> and if that bart se
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